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Address: Boonville, CA
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Great for skipping stones and feeling peaceful

Just a nice meandering river, this place provided a half day's worth of old fashioned charm, allowing us to sit and skip stones, and watch some dogs splash and play in the shallow... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Binghamton, New York
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Binghamton, New York
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110 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Just a nice meandering river, this place provided a half day's worth of old fashioned charm, allowing us to sit and skip stones, and watch some dogs splash and play in the shallow waters as we did. Great fun in Boonville!

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Navarro, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Good swimming hole under Hendy Woods bridge, on Philo, greenwood road, but with drought this year, very low water. Wet years, great place.

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newport beach
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48 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Took a walk with the doggie under the bridge. Families playing in the water and boys with fishing poles. How much more Americana can it get? Sandy beach easy to get to. Water clean and shallow. We told had we gone to the other side of the bridge we would have seen a large school steelhead trout swimming in circles... More 

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United States
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Like most coastal rivers, the Navarro changes character with the seasons, In the winter, when the rains keep pouring down, it can turn big brown and muddy, sweeping huge trees down and overflowing its banks, flooding hwy 128 and piling timber up against the hwy 1 bridge and on the beach. That's the time when idiot kayakers and rafters (like... More 

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

Every time I see the Navarro River, crossing over it on the way to Mendocino, something inside me is deeply touched. The river is always calm, but it's a strong powerful river that is always changing color depending on the day's light. I've never seen anyone kayaking on the river but always think that it would be a perfect river... More 

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